Model FT30 teak dining chairs with new green upholstery by Cees Braakman for UMS Pastoe, the Netherlands 1960s.
Cees Braakman was a Dutch furniture designer who worked for UMS Pastoe in the mid-century. He designed many beautiful pieces with the “U+N Series”, better known as the “Japanese Series”, as his most famous. In the 1940s, Braakman was sent to the United States to observe design and production processes of furniture. Inspired by the works of Charles and Ray Eames, he started working with new materials like ply-wood and steel, which were used in many of his designs. Some famous items are his MM07 Sofa, DU03 sideboard, TU11 dining table and FM06 lounge chair. Cees Braakman is together with Friso Kramer, kho liang Ie, Rob parry and Martin Visser among the most important Dutch midcentury designers.
Width: 58cm; seating 48 cm
Depth: 51 cm; seating 45 cm
Height: 80 cm; arm rests: 65 cm; seating: 46 cm.